The State Bank of India (SBI) has published the Probationary Officers (PO) recruitment notification on the official website. The details of the SBI PO notification are as follows.

Vacancy details: Total posts: 2,200

Name of the post: Probationary Officers (POs)


Eligibility criteria

  • Educational qualification
    • All the candidates interested in applying must possess a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent qualification recognised by the central government.
    • Also, the candidates who are in the final year/semester of their graduation are also eligible to apply.
  • Age limit
    • All the candidates need to be in the age group of 21 – 30 as on April 1, 2016. However, candidates from the reserved category will get age relaxation as per government rules.


Selection procedure
Candidates who wish to apply for the SBI PO are required to register online for the recruitment procedure. The exam will be held in two phases — preliminary and main. The candidates who qualify in the prelims will qualify for the mains, and shortlisted candidates in the mains will be called for a group discussion and interview.


Application fee
The candidates from the General/OBC category will need to pay Rs 600 for each application form. Candidates from the SC/ST/PWD category need to pay Rs 100 as application fee.


How to apply

  • Candidates have to visit the website
  • Click on the careers tab.
  • Click on ‘Current Opening’.
  • Click on the link ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India’.
  • The candidates are advised to fill in all the details in prescribed format only.


Important dates
Online registration including edit / modification of application May 4 to May 24
Payment of application fee / intimation charges May 4 to May 24
Online examination – Prelims July 2, July 3, July 9, July 10
Declaration of results – Prelims July 18
Online examination – Mains July 31
Declaration of results – Mains August 16
Group discussion and interview September 1
FINAL RESULT September 3



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